O’Connell On The Feasibility Of A Balanced Budget At Politico’s Arena

A balanced budget must become a reality. The nation is trillions in debt and the federal governments tax and spend ways cannot continue if we want a sustainable national economy. With that said, Congress is comprised of a bunch of self-serving politicians that bend with every gust of public opinion. Therefore, President Obama must take the lead on this issue.

Unfortunately, under the Obama administration, the federal government has been spending money like Lindsay Lohan on a bender. Don’t get me wrong; the Bush administration wasn’t much better. If this problem is going to be addressed in a meaningful way, tough decisions will have to be made and everything will have to be on the table including entitlements and defense spending.

Read more from Ford O’Connell at Politico’s “The Arena”

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